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Cuomo Raising Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For State Workers As Rallies Held NationwideGov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Tuesday the minimum wage for about 10,000 state employees will be increased to $15 an hour over the next six years.
Board Mulling Wage Hike For Fast Food Workers Meets In NYCA board created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to consider a minimum wage increase for the state's fast-food workers is meeting in New York City.
NY Wage Board To Begin Consideration Of Fast Food Wage HikeNew York's minimum wage is currently $8.75 an hour, but workers are hoping to change that.
Fast Food Workers Rally For Higher Wages In NYCFast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.
Fast Food Advocates Rally Against 'Wage Theft' As Schneiderman Announces McDonald's SettlementOn the same day protesters gathered at McDonald's restaurants nationwide to accuse the fast food giant of "wage theft," New York's attorney general announced that one of the chain's franchise owners has agreed to a settlement.
Schumer: Ban 'Dangerous' Yoga Mat Chemical From FoodsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban a chemical used to make yoga mats from also being used in food, Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday.
Fast Food Workers Nationwide Strike, Asking For Higher WagesA few hundred workers dropped their spatulas and picked up picket signs outside the McDonald's on Broadway and 51st Street, chanting "We can't survive on $7.25."
The 5 Best NYC Alternatives To Shake ShackShake Shack was a game-changer. For a long time, its particular blend of sirloin and brisket dominated a certain segment of New York’s restaurant scene (and the chain continues to expand, announcing a DUMBO location last week).
Councilwoman: Low Fast Food Wages Hurt Single ParentsA push has been launched in New York City to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers and allow for unions in the industry.
NYC Fast Food Workers Join National StrikeFast food workers nationwide are taking a stand and staging their largest strike to date, calling for higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation.
Fast Food Workers Stage Walkouts To Demand Higher WagesProtesters gathered outside the McDonald's at 51st Street and Broadway in Manhattan on Monday, chanting "Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super size" and "Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Poverty wages got to go."
Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low WagesFast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.
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